Steffen Weikert
Urology
Director, Department of Urology

Prof. Dr. med. Steffen Weikert

Specialization
  • Genitourinary cancer treatment
  • Robotic (DaVinci) surgery
  • Prostate cancer (prostectomy)
  • Minimally-invasive (laparoscopic) surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery of urinary tract
  • Continent urinary diversions incl. neobladder
  • Kidney cancer (partial nephrectomy)

Full Spectrum

  • Genitourinary cancer treatment
  • Surgery for cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidney, and testis
  • Nerve-sparing robot-assisted (DaVinci) prostatectomy
  • Cystectomy with continent urinary diversion (neobladder)
  • Female neobladder or pouch techniques
  • Robot-assisted (DaVinci) cystectomy
  • Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy
  • Minimally invasive nephrectomy
  • Early detection, diagnosis, consultation and surveillance strategies
  • Stone disease
  • Endoscopic and percutaneous stone extraction
  • Laser lithotrypsy
  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Reconstruction of the urinary tract
  • Laparoscopic (DaVinci) pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopic ureteral reconstruction
  • Urethra reconstruction incl. buccal mucosa transplants

Diagnostics

  • Endoscopy
  • MRI of the prostate, pelvis, abdomen
  • Biopsy of the prostate, bladder (TUR), and kidney

Therapy

  • Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy (DaVinci and open)
  • Nerve-sparing radical cystectomy
  • Endoscopic resection of bladder tumors
  • Continent urinary diversion: neobladder (incl.female patients) and diverse pouch techniques
  • Endoscopic and percutaneous stone extraction (incl. laser lithotrypsy and shockwave lithotrypsy)
  • Laparoscopic (DaVinci) pyeloplasty and ureter reconstruction
  • Penile and sphincter prostheses
  • Male sling technigues for incontinence

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014
Medical Board member of the Vivantes Prostatacenter Berlin, Germany

Since 2013
Director Department of Urology, Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Since 2012
Professor of Urology

2010 - 2013
Deputy Director Uro-Oncology Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center, Berlin, Germany

2009 - 2013
Head Robotic Surgery Programme in Urology, Charité-University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

2009 - 2013
Vice-Director Department of Urology, Charité-University Medicine, Berlin

Internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA

Medical education at Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany

Memberships

  • German society for urology
  • German cancersociety
  • Interdisciplinary group of renal cell carcinoma of the german cancersociety
  • German s3-guidelines group renal cell carcinoma
  • Instructor and visiting-center for robot-assisted surgery (DaVinci-system)